Blumenthal was accused of assault by one of the Venezuelan opposition protesters at the Venezuelan embassy in DC, where he was reporting on their siege of the embassy
The two parties agreed on a new process of dialogue and signed a six-point agreement which includes a complete rejection of the economic sanctions against Venezuela. Earlier, far-right wing opposition leader Juan Guaidó announced his withdrawal from the talks
This episode discusses the UN report on Venezuela, the assassination of a human rights activist in the Philippines and 500 days of workers mobilization in India.
The illegal sanctions imposed by the US on Venezuela have caused billions of dollars of losses for the Venezuelan economy and have killed over 40,000 since 2017
Anti-imperialist and anti-war activists have been protecting Venezuelan Embassy in Washington D.C. for the past two weeks in order to impede a takeover of the building by Venezuela opposition forces